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33 School St Sterling, MA 01564
33 School StreetUSMassachusettsSterling01564
(978) 422-6217birdofthehand.com
Farmers' Market, Food Store
Bird of the Hand operates an organic plant nursery, organic apple orchard, self-serve farmstand and organic farm.
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What is your favorite apple variety? #apples  
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What's my fave? Whatcha got, +Bird of the Hand Farm and Orchard ?
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Driving through #NewEngland to view some of the #FallFoliage this weekend? Stop by +The Harvest Grille and grab some great #food to keep you going! http://theharvestgrille.com/Contact-HG.html 
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Fresh Organic Apple Cider Now Available!

Cider 1/2 gallon $6.00 1 gallon $11.00 
-Made with 1/2 Wealthy and 1/2 McIntosh apples

Available Apple Varieties-

Wealthy: the heirloom "jelly" apple. This apple makes a great jelly
due to high pectin levels. It is also good for baking and for cider.

McIntosh: New England classic apple ready now for fresh eating.

Apples $2.75/lb or seconds for $1.00/lb.

#Organic #Apple #Cider   #MA
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The farm-stand will be open September first!
Community Supported Agriculture Shares are also available. 
Contact us for more info. http://birdofthehand.com/BotHF_Contact.htm 
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NOFA Summer Conference
August 9-11, 2013, UMass, Amherst, MA

Sunday August 11, 1pm-2:30pm - 
Organic Apple Growing with Cathy Harragian: 
Owner / Operator of Bird of the Hand Farm, a 3.5 acre organic apple orchard in Sterling, MA.

Campus Center Reading Room (Concourse Level)

Learn organic techniques to control apple pests. 
Insect pests covered include: plum curculio, coddling moth, and apple maggotfly. 
Diseases covered: scab, powdery mildew, and apple cedar rust. Pruning and maintenance of orchards and apple variety selection will also be addressed. 
Marketing discussion covers issues related to the perception of a perfect apple.
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Farmers Market Festival
Friday, August 9, 2013, 3:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M.
on the Sterling MA Town Common in front of the Butterick Building
Celebrating 10 years in business

Guest Speaker Schedule:

3:30 P.M.
Organic Lawn Care by Cathy Harragian
4:15 P.M.
Cooking demonstration using market foods by Richard Gibbons
5:00 P.M.
Bee Keeping by Liz Joseph
5:45 P.M.
Saving Seeds by Will Sherwood
Special appearance by Moo-Moo the Cow from Davis Farmland
Bring family and friends to share in the fun . . . exciting local foods and products/music/children's activities-all the ingredients for a great time!
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Our fresh, #organic #cider is now available in quarts!
Quarts $4 / Half Gallons $6 / Gallons $11 
Available #Apples: #McIntosh, #Cortland, #RedDelicious, #Roxbury #Russett, #Jonagold, #Spygold, and #WinterBanana.
home ~ products ~ orders ~ about ~ photos ~ links ~ contact ~ news. How To Order. farmstand. The farmstand is now open! Self-serve stand at 33 School St, Sterling MA. For special orders, please contact Cathy Harragian 1 (978) 422-6217. Due to limited quantities as a result of the great demand ...
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Good news! The Farmstand will be open this Friday, Aug. 30th!

Certified Organic Apples- $2.75/lb.

Available varieties include:

Wealthy: (Heirloom) An apple for all uses: baking, sauce, cider, and eating. Special use as an excellent jelly apple due to high pectin levels.

Gravenstein: (Heirloom) Great for pie and sauce.

McIntosh: (Heirloom) A Classic New England apple for all purposes.

Available Herbs:

Sage
Parsley 
Rosemary
Thyme
Valerian root
Black cohosh root

All items are certified organic.
#Apples #Heirloom #Organic  #MA  
Bird of the Hand Farm & Orchard | Certified Organic Herbs, Live Plants, Fruit, and Vegetables| Farm Stand in Downtown Sterling, Massachusetts New England USA
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